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Public Libraries in Lancaster County invite you to Meet Libby!

March 15, 2018

  The App that gives access to Digital eBooks and Audiobooks Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere  Meet Libby, the innovative and fun new reading app from the Public Libraries in Lancaster County that’s getting rave reviews from readers and librarians. The Libby app is a friendly guide to help people search and borrow eBooks…

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Elizabeth Strout’s ‘Anything Is Possible’ Wins The Story Prize

March 2, 2018

Pulitzer prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout was awarded The Story Prize and a cash award of $20,000 for her short story collection,  Anything is Possible!  Strout will be the speaker at the 18th Annual Author Luncheon on April 19, 2018.  The event is a fundraiser for public libraries and is hosted by The Council of Friends of…

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Adamstown Area Library hires new Youth Services Librarian

February 22, 2018

  The Adamstown Area Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Black as the new Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Director for Adamstown Area Library (AAL). In her role as Youth Services Librarian, she will provide comprehensive library services for children from birth through teen years. Andrea will present story times, develop new programs, serve…

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Ebook Market: Self-Publishing Workshop

February 21, 2018

The Ebook Market: Self-Publishing Workshop Presented by Holly Bush Milanof-Schock Library Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 pm So you’ve written your first book! What do you do now? Is Traditional Publishing the best plan for you or is Self-Publishing the way to go? Many authors today are hybrids, publishing traditionally and self-pubbing some of their…

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Columbia Public Library announces their new building “Topping Off” event!

February 14, 2018

The Board of the Columbia Public Library is pleased to announce that they are ready to mark the halfway point of the library’s expansion project with a “Topping Off” ceremony. The community is invited to attend the event on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Columbia Public Library, 24 South Sixth Street,…

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The Library System of Lancaster County Announces online access to Practice Driving Tests!

February 8, 2018

The Library System, on behalf of The Public Libraries of Lancaster County, is pleased to announce a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The practice tests are based on the state’s actual DMV materials. Driving-Tests.org is one…

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Public Libraries offer STEM and Beyond @ the Library!

February 7, 2018

The Public Libraries of Lancaster County are pleased to offer an entire week of STEM programs entitled, “STEM and Beyond @ the Library!” These special events will be held at public libraries throughout the county from February 19-24, 2018. Why? STEM learning has propelled since reports were published that not enough students in the U.S….

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Pulitzer Prize winning author to speak at the 2018 Spring Author Luncheon!

January 31, 2018

  Elizabeth Strout is coming to Lancaster County! The award-winning author will appear at the 2018 Spring Author Luncheon on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the Calvary Church, 1051 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster, PA.   The Council of Friends of Public Libraries, Aaron’s Books and the Library System of Lancaster County will host…

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Brighten the Winter Doldrums with our Book Lover’s Author Event!

January 31, 2018

The Council of Friends of Lancaster County Public Libraries and Aaron’s Books will host best-selling author, Susan Meissner on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:30 pm at the Bent Creek Country Club, Lancaster County.   Meissner is making a repeat appearance since her 2017 visit proved to be so popular with readers.  Her current visit celebrates the…

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Rock Your Socks Off at the Milanof-Schock Library!

January 25, 2018

Looking for a local event that will be fun for the whole family? The Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy is throwing a super-fun, music-inspired, family-friendly, dance-party fundraiser in the library on Saturday, February 24 from 4 – 6pm. Local DJ Stan Tucker will be spinning tunes of the decades and testing parents’ rock music memories…

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